Hundreds of people on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands awoke on Wednesday fearing for their homes and property after a new lava stream from an erupting volcano threatened to engulf another neighborhood on its way toward the Atlantic Ocean.
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A bright red river of lava from the volcano on Spain’s La Palma island finally tumbled over a cliff and into the Atlantic Ocean, setting off huge plumes of steam and possibly toxic gases that required local residents outside the evacuation zone to remain indoors on Wednesday.
A wall of lava up to 12 meters (40 feet) high bore down on a Spanish island village Wednesday, as residents scrambled to save what they could before the molten rock swallowed up their homes following a volcanic eruption.
A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands as lava flows destroyed isolated houses and threatened to reach the coast. New eruptions continued into the night.
ST. MICHAEL, Pa. – For years, park ranger Elizabeth Shope has guided Johnstown Flood National Memorial guests past the precise spot where the …
For years, park ranger Elizabeth Shope has guided Johnstown Flood National Memorial guests past the precise spot where the South Fork Dam failed in 1889 – sending 20 million tons of water into the valley below, claiming 2,209 lives.
For years, park ranger Elizabeth Shope has guided Johnstown Flood National Memorial guests past the precise location where the South Fork Dam failed in 1889.
Moss and dirt were scrubbed from headstones revealing no names.
The 816 nameless memorials at Grandview Cemetery are for those who died tragically without anyone to identify them in the wake of the 1889 Johnstown Flood.
Hundreds of bricks tumbled from a former school in Lower Yoder Township on Sunday, apparently taking the remainder of the blighted building’s second floor with them.
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